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this year with big names likely to be missing from the roster. sports director mark viviano brings us up on the pretty surprising news. >>> good morning. the joy of a new labor deal turns to harsh reality for the ravens who are poised to cut about $18 million to make room under the new salary cap. among the casualties, veterans todd heap, derrick mason, kelly gregg and willly mcga hee. heap is a 10-year tightend. the current contract would pay him more than $4 million. the ravens have been grooming his replacements, dennis pit ta and ed dickson. derrick mason will be a salary cap casualty. mason would make more than $4 million this season. it is possible, for the players who do get released, to return to the ravens at reduced pay but they're free to shop their services to another team. those currently under contract can report to owings mills at 10:00 this morning. jessica, back to you. >> the ravens first preseason game is set for two weeks from thursday in philly. >> you got to divorce yourself from the emotions. the bulk of the nfl season happens off the field. the quarterback is ozzi
for that decision. the ball may be worth up to a quarter of a million dollars. >>> the big story, a lot of, a story getting a lot of buzz on social media. this could cost him anywhere between 5 and $13,000 to the irs. it's a gift worth value. just like on the price is right, whoever wins that showcase, or for that matter, if you win a toaster oven, conservationally speaking, you owe tax money on it. >> you pay it before you leave the building. >> that wouldn't be a bad thing. >> people are going "the guy did the right thing" and it's costing him. call frankenstein brenner. i'd call him up and say "i'm rescinding the offer, here's your tickets, no chance." every usher knows your face. still free to walk in. i did help him get around that if i owned the yankees. all our friends at the irs, the most efficient government agency. they don't waste any of your tax dollars. >> let's take a look at a graphic here. it is absolutely gorgeous. 66 degrees right now. this day's going to be sunny. 82 at lunch. on its way to a high of 85. very pleasant this evening. upper 60s now. ten degrees cooler. ronny's outsi
no major problems with power right now. and we're not expected to break a record. but big problems are on the track. we have reports of people stranded without air conditioning, on marc trains. there have been power problems. and they're single tracking between here and washington. also, there's an amtrak train that is stalled near new carrollton right now, with 400 people on board. thankfully, though, the air conditioning on that train is working. >> reporter: the sun beat down. baking maryland in record- breaking heat. >> a big, hot wet blanket. >> like i'm in a bowl of hot pea soup. >> feels closer to 114. >> bge, allowed wjz inside its electrical operations control room. the number in red is how many megawatts of power is being used. it's 5500 on a typical day. >> he's not seeing any significant problems. there's been some heat-related problems in what we do in advance of really hot weather. we'll put more resources in the field so they can more quickly respond to power outages. >> reporter: marc train operators are monitoring for problems, after dozens of people were stranded
meat chicken. oh, so when's the big day? oh, we got married years ago. but the point is, i fit in it! are you wearing it... right now? yes! well, good for you. [ shopper ] excuse me. oh, so sorry. you look nice. oh, thank you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> hello everybody i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. we begin with breaking news tonight. >> an amber alert has been issued after an 8-year-old is kidnapped in southwest baltimore. wjz is live, derek valcourt just spoke to police about the boy and the suspect. >> reporter: this is just about every parent's worse nightmare. that 8-year-old literally snatched off the street and thrown in the trunk of a car. tonight police have issued an amber alert for 8-year-old derrick brown. he was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a red rocket on the front. this all unfolded around 6:30 this evening say police. >> children were locking on the 300 lock of gwenett avenue when a vehicle pulled up. the occupant of the vehicle exited, snatched one of the children from the group. he throws the child into the trunk
improvements to the school district. >> it is a big enough problem that it take more than four years to solve it. >> reporter: if the improvements are met like boosting test scores as well as attendance rate his contract has a provision in it that allows a bonus. back to you. >> thank you. his contract includes a $750 monthly payment for a car and driver. >>> first day of july is like the last day of june. absolutely gorgeous. you cannot ask for much better weather to start the holiday weekend. we have your first warning weather forecast. burn debt woods and tim williams are here with a look at the conditions if you are heading out on date night tonight. >> it is spectacular outside. this weather has been beautiful the last couple of days. nothing in our area. you can notice a front towards the great lakes. what the front will do is get closer tomorrow. there is a chance for a pop up shower or thunderstorm. nothing extreme tomorrow but heat will build and humidity will build. as we head sunday into monday the front comes through. a better chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms. there
. it was a big night for matt wieters. the only baltimore representative. as for the big hitter, gonzales hits this off of cliff lee. 1-0, american league. the big brewer's slugger sents it off of the top of the fence and over for the national league's lead. wieters had trouble behind the plate with brandon league pitching. he had trouble, he worked with an unfamiliar pitcher. the lost to the nl 5-1. >>> thank you, mark. and with the win, they'll get advantage with home field. >>> in a few hours, the american soccer league will play against france. game thyme, 11:30. >> thousands of people will be watching that, that's for sure. >> two more victories, world cup champions again. that's a good thing. give them a round of applause. that's huge. that's huge. isn't it like wearing purple? got to love that. there. [ cheers and applause ] what were those smock things. did that show the referees that the players were ineligible for the day? let's look at the day part. 77 degrees now, 87 at lunch and on the way to 90. 88 this evening. well, it's going to feel about 15 degrees cooler, if you count the h
, or 80. or yesterday, it was 100. so it's two degrees lower. not a big difference. easton, 102. d.c. at 103. and ocean city, at 100 degrees. that's the way it feels on your skin. >>> bernadette woods joins me now with a current look at the advisories in effect. and look toward the end of the week changes. >>> we have the heat advisory in effect for all of us earlier. western side of the bay. still in effect for the eastern shore here. but there's also an air quality alert, code orange for the baltimore region and d.c. region. that probably is going to be extended because we're still going to have high temperatures. but eventually, cooler air is coming our way. and that is coming pretty soon. later this week, notice how on the eastern part of the country, or northeastern part, there is a big dip coming. that's going to bring in much more comfortable air. we'll let you know how comfortable coming up. >>> first warning weather coverage continues live now with adam may. the dangerous heat this can be. >> well, that cooler weather bernadette has told you about, it can't come soon enoug
. ed hardy has another one. good-bye, home run. a two homer ballgame for hardy. >> it was another big night for hardy as he roughed up the starter. this gives him 16 for the season. the orioles win 12-4. >>> and a long game in pittsburgh comes to a controversial end last night. a brave's runner is out at the plate and the umpire calls him safe. they argued the call and the braves win it 4-3. some are very mad at that call. >> the ravins are finally reporting to work and no one's happier than this defensive tackle. >> it feels to be back in the building. i mean, i started getting board in the lockout. you work out and there ain't nothing else to do in the afternoon. i got tired of playing games. >> reporter: a defensive lineman has been reporting also. he filled in the right tackle spot for gaither last season. >>> and at the world swimming championships in china. michael phelps is swimming in the 200-meter freestyle. he was overtaken. i'm sure he's disappointed about that finish. good job, any way. >> you know, michael changed up his style of swimming and the events he's swimming in.
to do what he calls, informing voters. >> i don't care how much misinformation, big lies they put out. the people in this state are going to vote against the dream act in november. >> reporter: charlie works in progressive maryland, which represents the illegal immigrants. she said all of those who petitioned voters, there are many more who support the dream act. >> they'll believe that it's an issue of fairness. >> reporter: about 56,000 signatures were needed to place the dream act on a referendum. state election officials received more than double the number of required names. kai, back to you. >> okay. thank you, gigi. >>> with increasing optimism, the nfl season will kick off in time. sports director mark viviano joins us now with the latest on a court ruling. >> reporter: a u.s. appeals court has ruled that the owners lockout and players stand. but a joint reaction from the league and the players states that a court decision really doesn't matter to either of them. because both sides are working on a deal. another long day of north negotiating. and while there is a gag order res
stronger than expected earning result from big companies like ibm and coca- cola. the company said it sold more drinkers around the world in the second quarter. but goldman sachs, fell short of expectations in earnings because of stock declined and bond trading revenue. the bank cfo say it will likely lay off about 1000 employees. president obama said there has been some progress in negotiations over the nation's debt ceiling. the president praised the proposal by a bipartisan group who say their agreement on a plan that will cut the deficit by more than $4 trillion. the deadline is august 2. shares of news corporation rose today after son rupert murdoch and son james testified today. murdoch said he didn't know his company paid out big sums of phone hacking victims. and pittsburgh steelers running back rashard mendenhall is suing for $1 million in damages after champion sports apparel dropped his deal about tweet about osama bin laden. that's your money watch. >>> imagine riding a bike from city to city helping habitat for humanity build several homes. that's one group of riders has done
this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if, like, these guys, you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are most at risk. already, a 95-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man in the city have died from heat- related complications this summer. that's why health officials are urging people to check in on their elderly neighbors frequently, with a warning that it takes time before effects of the heat can karch up with you. -- catch up with you. >> so the two, heat-related deaths we have had this summer have come after a string of code reds. so when you check on your neighbors, check on them on the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after, and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headache, nausea, all signs doctors say the heat is taking a toll on you. city residents can come out and get free ice water. >> reporter: ice water, the key word here. doctors say it is really important if you're going to be spending any time outdoors to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. they also say it's important to take lots of frequent br
, and smartest associates, only at hhgreg, we help. >> wjz viewers step up to the plate in a very big way. >> and the maryland food bank is the real winner here. >> orioles fans donated 4600 pounds of food at the wjz and masn orioles food drive. >> that was more than we collected last year. it was great to see money donate to go a good cause. >> we're a proud sponsor of the food drive. >>> to say my bucket was very quiet on saturday. >> was it? >> a lot of paper in it. >> i know. that's good. that's what's changed this year. you know what i was saying? cleveland cash is good for us too. they were good for us. >> i complimented the cleveland fans because they were incredibly generous and i wanted them to know that even though we wanted to run them in the ground on the diamond, we wanted them to donate. >> and we did. >> we did, yes. a role reversal at the airport. >> nothing really surprises me i guess, so -- >> i'm surprised it hasn't happened sooner -- >> the airport attack that everyone is talking about. the big trouble a passenger is in for turning the tables on the tsa. >> the legal
. the starter had a big game for the orioles as they took on the indians last night. he gave up three hits in seven innings of work. the orioles squeaked out a win five to six in a nail bite their went to the final inning. that win breaks a nine-game losing streak. >>> and the orioles wrap up their series with the indians this afternoon at camden yards. you can see the game live at 1:30 on wjz 13. >>> that's right. it is here, they won after nine games. i was there to see it all. >> you were there to see it all. i was right there. good game. >> we were there part of the food drive, wjz, management of the orioles collecting donations and food for the maryland food bank. it was a wonderful afternoon. folks were in a good giving mood. a lot of folks came in from all over the place. >> i liked telling them when they give how much they help. one dollar feeds two people. so double that and it's very nice. >> makes a big difference. >> we've been saying, wonder how generous the indians' fans would be, very generous and cordial. the orioles fans kept up. i had a family the millers that came up fro
of pitching and the braves bats came alive. the one -- came alive too. the one big hit that determined the one big hit that determined the outc,,,, honey, why aren't you playing with your friends? i am playing with my friends. hey, mrs. d... joseph? sarah! it's mommy's turn now. let's go. [ male announcer ] the average home has over four internet-connected devices. we were gonna storm the castle. i love your hair. [ sarah ] thanks i went to your guy. it's perfect. i thought we were storming the castle. [ male announcer ] that's why you need the internet rated #1 for supporting multiple users and devices simultaneously. verizon fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-tty/v. >>> welcome back. sam is here with the -- stan is here with the wjz sports report. >> another loss. orioles outhit the braves in and -- outhit the breaks in atlanta and lose -- the braves in atlanta and lose. make that attempted pitch to hardy. oh dear oh my, watch hudson trip as opposed to is he tripping? he is a good sport and tips his hat to the crowd and you see the first
is a big month for weddings. so many l.a. brides walking down the aisle this weekend are now sending out traffic advisories to their guests and staying near their church the night before the ceremony. listen to poncherelli. >> ponch. chips. >> chips is saying stay away. goodness. >>> coming up on eyewitness news at 4:00. a final memorial. how family and friends are remembering former first lady betty ford. >>> bridge collapse. the dramatic scene. a tour bus plunges to the ground. what went wrong. the weather is perfect for almost anything going on. tim williams is updating your first warning forecast. >>> for instant updates and first warping stories, click wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> that's our cruise ship, mary, tim, let's go. >> is it? >> recent those carnival colors? i don't think that's a carnival ship. >> any ship is giad ship to get on on a day like this. >> and i would tell you your itinerary very, very happily. >> nice. >> love boat. that's what i wanted to do for my life. >> i could see mary doing that, yes, cruise dect doctorror mary. we're looking at very calm conditions on t
is a balanced way to break the stalemate. >> it's an opportunity then to go ahead and think big. >> the group of bipartisan senators is proposing a package that cuts $4 trillion from the deficit. the plan also reduces federal programs like medicare and medicaid. it shrinks the tax code to three categories, limits some tax deductions and could bring changes changes to social security payments. >> let's actually take this moment and see if we can rally around something that can tumly move forward. >> if we can help in the debt ceiling debate by producing this product. >> the game has drawn support from both parties, but it's too complex for congress to pass before august 2nd deadline. >> the white house spokesman indicated that the president would sign off on a short-deal term, but only if it wraps up on a big deal both sides can live with. but any compromise would be a tough sell to some republicans. >> and the only clear path to raise the debt ceiling that has passed either house of congress, is the cut, cap and balance act. >> reporter: lawmakers have less than two weeks to find common groun
wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> i think the big question tonight is, what dish? maryland gets hammered 2? >> it is. we had a very -- as you know, you were on that story last night. we had very violent storms roll through here last night. and we will see these right on through tonight. around 9:00 or 10:00. before we start to see some calming down. take a look at first warns live doppler radar. you can see a lot of these storms rolling on through. the entire wjz viewing area is affected by flash flood watch in effect. and a severe thunderstorm watch in effect through 9:00 p.m. tonight. and now we have flash flood warnings in effect roughly until about 6:45. and now severe thunderstorm warnings now. just a lot of rain. the entire area is going to see these thunderstorms rolling on through here. they're moving very slowly. so they're capable. producing maybe 1 to 2 inches of rain. and that does create the problems for flash flooding. so if you do see some standing waters, turn around, don't drown. don't try to go through standing water. you don't know how deep it is. and if it's moving wa
. to inform voters. >> i don't care how many misinformation big lies they put out. the people in this state are going to vote against the dream act in november. >> reporter: more than enough. that's how state election officials describe the number of valid signatures on the petition to block the dream act. only about 56,000 names were needed. the state received more than double. >> we were watching the campaign as well. >> reporter: charlie carter works at progressive maryland, which represents the students. she says there are many more who support the dream act. >> 56,000 people find. i believe it's an issue of fairness. >> reporter: in all, though, the state says the required number of signatures are valid on the petition. there could still be some legal challenges to the referendum. back to you. >> gigi, thank you. the petition against the dream act is the first time in almost 20 years that voters have put a law to a statewide referendum. >>> bad news on the employment front tonight. the nation gained new jobs but not enough to cut into the unemployment rate. jessica kartalija is in the
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, a little better than today. near 90. -- will still be rather hot later today. big difference in the low to mid-60s. >> wow. wonderful, bob. >>> wjz and masn and the orioles are teaming up to feed the hungry. and we need your help. during the home stand against the cleveland indians. we are asking you to take nonperishables. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. you can make cash donations as well. friday, if you're there, you can meet don, adam, ron, andrea. saturday, meet vic, kai, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet mary, jeff, stan -- jess, weijia, stan and me. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >> we like getting the cash. they can do a lot with the cash. >> that's right. we don't take the cash. we just like to hear it clink. >> absolutely. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news. >> i'm alex alex demetrick coming up. a small improvement here, a small improvement there, it's adding up to a healthier bay. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> steroids scandal. getting closer to opening statements in the roger clemens trial.
'll be laid next to her husband in michigan. >>> a big set back for the economy. june's unemployment rate was the highest it's been all year. companies added 18,000 jobs last month. so far, that was below what was predicted. lawmakers are trying to reach an agreement to raise the debt limit. republicans and democrats are fighting hard against parts of president obama's plans. the president wants to slash $4 trillion in spending and close tax lupe holes. >>> everyone, democrats and republican go out and say, no, i didn't get it all and yes, i had to accept things i didn't want. look at what we did. >> reporter: president obama called both sides of the white house for a meeting tomorrow. the nation could default on debt for the first time ever. >> the astronauts on board the shuttle atlantis are spending their morning in space. atlantis blasted into space for the final time yesterday. as alex demetrick explains, it was emotional for some in maryland. >> reporter: while four astronauts settled into the space shuttle atlantis, hundreds of nasa employees settled in to watch. mike has spent thr
dismantling a rifle. neighbors were terrified. >> it's a big gun. it wiped us all out. the witness told the police, he said to her, is it bad that i don't feel anything? >> reporter: the witness said that he talked about wanting to shoot someone for months. >> it's a miracle that the officer wasn't seriously injured. >> reporter: tonight, the shooter faces several charges. wjz dug into jordan's background. he served two years at fort riley before honorably discharged. he worked here as a security guard for the past month. he received a psychological treatment this year. he had three suicide attempts, including this month. he'll be behind bars until trial. >>> and jordan faces 11 different charges all together. >>> a presidential story -- the historical society of pennsylvania says that barry landowel took a letter signed by george washington. he and others are accused of taking several items. >>> the ravens could be practicing next week, but training camp can't start until there's an agreement. the players agreed last night, but the agreement isn't ratified. they're going over it and fi
peanuts until we hit the big brick. prosecutors say redd got one of his biggest shipments in what he believes what -- was a secret meeting at outside the exxon at cold spring lane and falls road. the dealer was afraid she would get stopped. he told her give a áááá ll side. a lot of cash. you gotta make sure some áááááá on that. >> we can't give quarter to corruption. >> at city police headquarters, mering mersk -- wjz mike hellgren. >>> the unnamed employee padded his or her electronic time sheet to get overpayments. >>> developers have a little more time to get in the mix for a slot parlor. the city decided to push it back after the mayoral primary. that comes after mayor stephanie rawlings-blake decided to use revenue to reduce property taxes. >>> hair pollution is on -- air pollution is on the rise in maryland. it's ranked fifth worst from coal powered plants. leaders say it's misloading because 70% comes from out of state power plants. >>> the los angeles dodgers is squaring off in a bankrupt court. the league is challenging an offer made to the team by a third party pr
with adults and now, a growing number of kids use them. mobile phones are big business, but the safety is questionable. now, it's said that using a cell phone for a few years doesn't raise the child's risk of brain cancer. >> i like to call my mom and text my friends. >> reporter: swedish researchers looked at brain cancer patients and they weren't more likely to be cell phone users. >> i'm more concerned about the stuff i'm breathing in in the city rather than my cell phone. >> reporter: the study falls short. it doesn't look at the long term impact of the use. >> reporter: if there's concern about young people and mobile phone use, parents should evaluate the usage. >> the child that uses the cell phone at 7 and 12, when they're 47, after four decades of using the cell phone, is the risk highier? >> reporter: some of the other ways to make sure that the children are safe, use the speaker or hands free options or your ear buds. now, back to you. >>> in may,the world health organization called for further studies. >>> so, it's back to work for ravens players. they'll be reporting to tr
will light up the skies and bring in big bucks. taxes on the sale of fireworks generate $1 billion nationwide. some states that ban the sales are reconsidering. massachusetts and maine are looking into legalizing the sale. >>> it's been two years since the great recession ended. the recovery is split between wall street and main street. average americans are dealing with job insecurity and gas prices continue to increase. the corporate america is doing well. profits are up 50%. it's a bigger increase than what's been seen. >>> and prices at the grocery store could come down later on this year because of a bountiful corn crop. farmers have planted the second largest amount of corn in nearly seven decades. over 92 million acres. corn is used in hundreds of food and beverages. that's the money watch. for more news, go to cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> all right, thank you. >>> do you know the reason we celebrate our independence. 58% of americans know when the u.s. declares its independence. that was 1776. one in four americans knew the date, but not that the u.s. gained independence from great britain.
's going to be such a big school year. your kids will each take care of our class hamsters, lewis & clark. then i'll tell them the story of pluto, the sad little planet that was. i'll introduce them to some new friends, the fractions, and some cold blooded ones, the dinosaurs. [sfx: dinosaur growl] clark! anyway, here's what they'll need: markers, scissors, crayons, pencils, folders, juice boxes, pretzel sticks, glue sticks, tape that sticks, and glitter. so much glitter. >>> mark is here with our wjz fan sports report. it was awfully hot at the stadium. >> it was. and that's what they needed was that to get the minds off of it. baltimore sports fans are looking forward to the ravens starting camp soon. meantime there's hope that the orioles can keep fans interested. 104degrees game time, hottest in camden yards in 12 years. a bullpen missed to cool the relievers. o's starting pitcher simon throwing heat. allows just two run, that's two good starts in a row for simon. luke scott off the disabled list but he's probably going back. more pain in his shoulder after this strike out. irvin sant
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. but that big dynamic that hit us in the evening yesterday may not be starting to square itself away and the storm prediction center actually this morning was talking about that dynamic should happen farther south and east. maybe a thunder shower pops up later today and maybe a thundershower pops up later tomorrow then it's nothing but good news. bernadette woods with those details coming up shortly. now let's throw it back inside. >> our first warning weather coverage continues with adam may working outside with the precautions you should be taking today. >> good afternoon. the heat will crank up today. it's warm out here right now. not unbearable yet. health officials are urging people to take precautions. on some people you see the sweat. >> it's hot. >> on others, it's not so obvious. >> our butts are sweating. >> it's like sticky out. >> the dog days of summer are in full swing and local er doctors know how dangerous this weather can be. >> we are seeing one patient right now with heat exposure. >> last year the heat killed 32 people in maryland and already this summer four peop
. will people be able to take the drugs on a daily basis? >> reporter: but researchers say this is still a big step forward in the fight against a.i.d.s. manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> in both sides -- studies, participants were also given counseling and condoms, which may help explain the overall low infection rate. >>> better news from washington today. all of the major markets posted gains. nasdaq up 15. let's go to new york right now, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> reporter: the federal reserve is ready to provide another boost to the economy. in testimony today before congress, fed chief ben bernanke said the fed would consider several options to get the economy going again. including a third round of bond buying to keep the interest rates low. rupert murdoch's political empire is vowing to block the bid. analysts say it would have been nearly impossible for the buyout to win government approval, amid the phone hacking scandal in rupert's newspapers. >>> thousands are speaking out about the movie rental company's 60% price hike. most are taki
. >> no matter what age you are, doctors say this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are mostly at risk. already an 85-year-old woman and an elderly man have died from heat complications this summer. that's why officials are urging people to check in on their elderly regularly. >> the two heat-related deaths we've had so far this summer have come a few days after a string of code reds. so when you check on your neighbors, check on them, the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headaches, nausea. all signs doctors say the heat is taking its toll on you. baltimore city is opening its cooling centers, where city residents can come in to chill out and get the air conditioning and ice water. >> reporter: and ice water really should be your buzz words in this type of severe heat. doctors say you need to hydrate yourself plenty. make sure if you're outside, you're taking plenty of breaks to try to stay in the shade as much as possi
like this made number 14, marcus harvel, a basketball star. but off the court, he was known for his big smile and outgoing personality. >> he was a very, very remarkable young man. he was motivated. he was motivated. >> reporter: marcus's aunt corin said he had big dreams. but that was taken away after marcus was shot in the chest and killed at this complex. >> the family is very sad. it's a little unreal. >> reporter: investigators say they're looking into the possibility that marcus and a friend were playing with a gun. so far, no charges have been filed. >> they believe it was an accident. but again, right now, the investigation is still ongoing. >> reporter: it just sounds like there's a lot of questions. >> reporter: cliff reese, marcus marcus's aau corch, comes to offer support at the home. >> i've known marcus since march. and i just fell in love with the kid the first time i met him. >> reporter: grief over marcus's death has been widespread. >> reporter: friends, fellow classmates and teammates quickly showed an outpouring of support for harvel, after news broke that he had bee
.com. but again, our record of 105 at bwi marshall airport. >>> today's other big story, president obama makes a visit to maryland. vic carter spent the day in college park, and is closely monitoring the talks on the debt and deficit. jessica kartalija covers the excitement of the visit. vic? >> reporter: well, i kai, president obama came here to maryland with a lot on his plate. he's managing wars in iraq, afghanistan and libya. and he's engaged in another battle over the debt. add to that, people came here to discuss their concerns about how they conduct their daily lives. >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> reporter: mr. obama received a warm welcome here at richie coliseum, acknowledging that each the president is affected by the heat. >> i see there are some folks wearing shorts. my team said i shouldn't wear shorts. my legs weren't good enough to wear shorts. [ laughter ] >> but they talked about the financial crisis looming over the country. >> it's the first thing i wake up and think about in the morning. and the last
. we'll see you later. give yourselves a big hand. we need a seven second delay with the one little guy. >> well, he was the momma mia friend. >> welk your ship has come in, well, maybe going out. ,,,,,,,,, at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >> reporter: coming up, we'll have the latest on casey anthony. >> reporter: i'm andrea fujii, live outside of the social security building. raising the debt ceiling. if no agreement is reached, there could be major consequences in maryland. >>> we have new information on the accident on 50 eastbound. details on that one and the other two we're following in a few. >>> we have a very warm week shaping up. we'll talk about how hot it gets in the forecast. >> actress poppy montgomery is coming out with a new show. first, she's playing the creator of j.k. rowling in a lifetime movie. we'll have more on today's come here! somebody help! [ nail gun firing ] [ nails ricocheting ] [ paint splashes ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with t
traffic. >> reporter: richie highway is a big and busy road. and cara's family and friends say they want more police presence here to help people cross the street. especially while the carnival is attracting hundreds every night. >> reporter: somebody needs to do something. i'm all about carnivals. it just needs to be handled better. >> reporter: and anne arundel county police say there is an officer at the early heights intersection now. reminding walkers to be careful when they cross that street to go over to the carnival. denise, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, gigi. >> reporter: police say there is also a sign near the carnival, alerting drivers of the carnival and people crossing the street. >>> good news for fans ever phillips seafood. alex demetrick reports, it turns out, phillips is just moving down the block. >> reporter: for 30 years, phillips has been serving up meals and memories at the light street inner harbor, when the family announced they were shutting the restaurant down in september, it stunned regulars. >> that's shocking to me. >> yeah, very sad. >> w
. >> reporter: marcus's aunt said he had big dreams but all of that was taken away wednesday afternoon, after marcus was shot in the chest and killed inside this brooklyn home complex. >> it's a little unreal. >> reporter: investigators say they're looking into the possibility that marcus and a friend were playing with a gun. so far, no charges have been filed. >> they believe in abstinence. but again, right now, the investigation is still ongoing. >> it sounds like there were a lot of questions. >> cliff came to offer support to marcus's family at their home. >> i fell in love with the kid the first time i met him. >> reporter: grief over marcus's death has been widespread. >> friends and teammates quickly showed support after he was killed. >> reporter: a facebook page is now set up for friends to mourn. they're still trying to understand how this shining star was taken away so quickly. >> this is really senseless. >> reporter: police say they're still waiting to hear from the state attorney's office to find out if any charges will be filed in this case. vic? >> reporter: monique, thank you
. it's his first big league start. he pitched in relief for the chicago cubs the last two years. orioles hitters will face harrison. the os have lost 13 of their last 19 games. that includes a brutal beating in arlington last night. chris jakaboskis got six outs while allowing six runs. these guys are filling in because brian mattis and the others have struggled. the result right now, a 13-4 defeat. but the starting rotation that seems to be falling apart, andy mcphail referred to it as a step backward. >>> golfer tiger woods would like to take a step forward with his career but an injured leg is keeping him from doing that and tiger announced he will not play the british open. he says he will miss his second consecutive major on the advice of doctors as he continues to heal from injuries. we last saw woods in competition in may after just nine holes, he walked off the course because of pain. tiger says he's not sure when he'll play again. >>> finally, excellent goal from the women's world cup in germany, ellen white gets her foot on the ball for a perfectly placed shot. she was
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